Bestansur Neolithic settlement

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Bestansur Neolithic settlement is part of the Tentative list of Iraq in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Bestansur is a Neolithic site from around 7700-7100 BC, which makes it one of the earliest built settlements. It consists of a mound with mudbrick buildings. Plastered walls (including the use of red and black pigments) have been discovered at this archaeological site during excavations in the 2010’s.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Bestansur Neolithic settlement
Country
Iraq
Added
2017
Type
Cultural
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2017 Added to Tentative List

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